Intertrigo Teaching 1903

SN instructed Patient about intertrigo: It is usually a chronic with insidious onset of itching, burning, and stinging in skin folds. Intertrigo commonly is seasonal, associated with heat and humidity or strenuous activity in which chafing occurs. In addition to obesity and diabetes, hyperhidrosis may be a risk factor for intertrigo. Additional factors that predispose individuals to perineal intertrigo include urinary or fecal incontinence, vaginal discharge, or a draining wound.